Notices

05 August 2019

Please note we have merged the death summary, deaths by single year of age, and series DR tables into one combined dataset.

26 May 2020

Our most up-to-date figures on deaths involving the coronavirus (COVID-19) registered in England and Wales are available in the weekly deaths bulletin and accompanying dataset.

Get the latest statistics on COVID-19 deaths in each of the UK’s constituent countries.

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  • Release date:
    17 January 2020
  • Next release:
    To be announced

About this Dataset

Death registrations by single year of age for the UK (1974 onwards) and England and Wales (1963 onwards).

Edition in this dataset

2018 edition of this dataset

2017 edition of this dataset

2016 edition of this dataset

2015 edition of this dataset

Previous versions of this data are available.

2014 edition of this dataset

Previous versions of this data are available.

2013 edition of this dataset

2012 edition of this dataset

Important notes and usage information

  • death statistics are compiled from information supplied when deaths are certified and registered as part of civil registration, a legal requirement

  • figures represent the number of deaths registered in the calendar year

  • figures represent deaths which occurred in England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, these include the deaths of individuals whose usual residence was outside of the specific country

  • United Kingdom deaths include aggregated deaths registered in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

Our User guide to mortality statistics provides information on data quality, legislation and procedures relating to deaths.